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Grand Army Plaza

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  • Location: Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch, west pier, inside archway
  • Sculptor: Thomas Eakins; William Rudolph O'Donovan
  • Description: Medium relief
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Cast: ca. 1894
  • Dedicated: 1901
  • Donor: City of Brooklyn
  • Inscription: [signed] W R O'DONOVAN / & / THOMAS EAKINS / SCULPTORS / 1893-4

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.

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Directions to Grand Army Plaza

  • Grand Army Plaza Newstand
  • Arch in Grand Army Plaza
  • Fireworks in Grand Army Plaza

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